Discovering, Sharing & Celebrating the Best of the Midwest.

Are you ready for some football – and quail eggs?

| August 18, 2012

We all know that fall means football and food, but Quail Eggs? Well what’s a guy to do when the Vikes or Packers are taking the field and your doctor has told you to eat healthy? Don’t fret, there is hope.  

Announcing our Recipe Contest Winners.

| November 11, 2011

The results are in folks. Our 2011 Favorite Family Recipe Contest was a hit. Our Grand prize goes to Angie Easterby of Meadow, South Dakota for her “Best Peanut Brittle”. View all the winners and many great recipes here.

Time to Dust Off the barbeque?

| May 23, 2011

Its about that time of year again. If you are like me, and you store your webber or other bbq over the winter months, its a pretty nasty site when you pull it out each spring. So what’s to do? What is the best practice when it comes to cleaning a bbq? Check out recent [...]

Exploring Ghost Towns in the Upper Midwest

| May 5, 2011

The other day we ran across  a cool website.   Seems some guys in North Dakota are documenting all of the Ghost Towns in the state. This got us to thinking about why exploring old abandoned towns and places is so interesting anyway. What we came up with was a bit of a surprise.  Ghost Towns [...]

And we’re off – Submit your Recipes!

| May 3, 2011

We have opened the doors for our 2011 Favorite Family Recipe Contest. This is celebration of both food and family! Contestants are asked to submit one recipe along with a short explanation of why it is of special importance to their family. We have some nice sponsors in the works, our top three winners will [...]


| April 27, 2011

Well! Its 2011 all of a sudden and we have been really bad about blogging here at  So now, here we are, at it again.